We are looking for a new colleague to complement the microbe-mineral-interface team in the "Interface-Geochemistry" group led by Liane G. Benning.

Research Associate (PostDoc) (m/f) in Geo-Bio-Interfaces

Job Vacancy No. 0622

The holder of this position will work on laboratory-based experiments addressing fungal-mineral interface processes with special focus on assessing rates and mechanisms related to biological weathering.

Your responsibilities:

Your qualifications: (essential in bold, all other are desirable)

Starting date: 15th May 2018
Fixed term: 3 years (with possibility for extension)
Working hours:full-time (currently 39 h/week)
The position is, in principle, suitable for part-time employment.
Salary:The pay scale grouping will be into pay group 13 TVöD-Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost) provided that all tariff related and personal requirements are met.
Location: Potsdam

You might also be interested in our vacancy for a Research Associate (PostDoc) in Cryo-Microbiology (m/f) (see job vacancy number 0610).

You can expect a very diverse and challenging job in an international work environment that is characterized by exciting research projects. The compatibility of work and family life is of particular concern to the GFZ. Therefore, it offers the opportunity for flexible working time and workplaces. Moreover, there is a kindergarten located on the research campus.

The GFZ is a partner with Geo.X (www.geo-x.net), and as such it is well connected with other geoscience institutions in Potsdam and Berlin. Geo.X forms the largest regional cluster of geoscientific expertise in Europe and offers excellent opportunities for cooperation and development.

Equal opportunity is an inherent part of our personnel policy. Therefore we are particularly welcoming applications from qualified women. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in the case of equal qualification.

If you have any questions regarding this job offer, please feel free to call Ms Buge at +49 (0) 331-288-28878.

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posted: 26 March 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.